sleeping so much better, I can
sit and stand
"I thought the pain would go away
on it's own..."
"... I should have come in sooner!"
my first visit, I can see why
you're award winning."
At Dundas Chiropody, in Oakville, Sachin
has a general foot care clinic. On any
given day, she may be treating ingrown
toenails, foot pain, warts, corns, bunions,
calluses, as well as helping people with
their other foot care concerns.
is a primary healthcare profession which
specializes in the assessment,
treatment and prevention of foot disorders.
Chiropodists can help children, adults
and seniors with a variety of foot problems.
In children, early detection of many
foot problems (flat feet, in or out toeing)
can prevent more serious complications
from developing later (knee, hip or low
The geriatric population can
benefit from chiropody service for treatment
of painful lesions resulting from the
long-term effects of diabetes, rheumatoid
osteoarthritis and biomechanical anomalies.
are often called upon by physicians and
other healthcare professionals
for consultation and treatment of common
foot problems such as:
nails and conservative ingrown toenail
Permanent ingrown toenail treatment by
surgical management with local
Painful bunions, corns or callous formations
Fungal nail or skin infections
Plantar warts or lesions
Localized heel or arch pain
Management of the diabetic foot specializing
in wound management and
Custom prescription orthotics / footwear
Chiropody in Ontario is not covered under
OHIP but is covered by most Third Party
insurance, Extended Health Care plans,
Veteran's Affairs Benefits and Workman's
Daytime and evening appointments
What does a Chiropodist do?
/ What does a treatment involve?
Chiropody is the assessment of the foot
and the treatment and prevention of diseases
or disorders of the foot by therapeutic,
orthotic and palliative means.
Don't underestimate the importance of
healthy feet! Foot deformities, infections
and injuries not only limit your mobility,
but can detrimentally affect your knees,
hips, and other parts of the body.
What does Chiropody involve?
Chiropodists specialize in the recognition,
assessment, treatment, and ongoing care
of the foot. An essential member of the
health care team, the Chiropodist has
many skills and techniques that help
patients eliminate foot pain, gain mobility,
and maintain healthy feet. Chiropodists
foot conditions such as corns, warts, ingrown toenails or calluses
infections caused by medical conditions such as diabetes
deformities and misalignments both in
adults and children
Our feet do not generally
get the attention
they deserve. This may be because for
most of the time they are hidden in shoes
and don't contribute to our overall appearance.
In societies where shoes are never worn,
foot problems only affect 3% of the adult
population. When footwear is worn, this
rises to a staggering 80%. Neglecting
the feet can cause pain and can have
serious consequences. Many cases of neglect
are caused by wearing shoes that do not
fit properly. Some shoes are simply not
designed to fit the natural shape of
The feet support the body and
have to take considerable strain. In
lifetime your feet will carry you 70,000
miles! We tend to only notice our feet
when we have a problem. However, they
are the foundation of our body and are
vital to our well-being.
Whether you have a problem now, or wish
to prevent problems in the future, you
are advised to visit a qualified chiropodist.
We invite you to Schedule
an Appointment with
us to discuss if you and your family can benefit from our care.